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UWF Imaging Earns Good Marks in Detecting Early DR

Still, this technique was less sensitive than standard techniques in finding intraretinal microvascular abnormalities, researchers report.
June 8, 2021

NPDR Follow-up Affected by Insurance, Appointment Intervals

Considering the overall adherence rate was 53%, researchers say extra effort is needed to ensure diabetic patients return to the clinic for continual care.
June 7, 2021

Minority Youth Less Likely to Undergo Diabetic Eye Exams

These individuals were also five times more likely to have DR than their white counterparts, study finds.
June 7, 2021

Study Identifies New Factor in PDR Assessment

Three novel types of neovascularization elsewhere differ enough to result in variable responsiveness to panretinal photocoagulation.
May 25, 2021

Insulin, Gender Linked to Myopia Development

Nutritional factors, however, played less of a role in a recent study.
May 24, 2021

Renal Function Possible Indicator of DME Treatment Response

Intravitreal bevacizumab and dexamethasone both fared more poorly in compromised patients.
May 24, 2021

Macular Edema Progresses Independently of DR

Retinopathy progression may depend more on fluctuations in the volume of the extracellular space of the inner nuclear layer of the retina.
May 13, 2021

Vitreomacular Abnormalities May Contribute to CI-DME Formation

Further studies are needed to more accurately pinpoint edema’s relationship with PDR, researchers note.
May 7, 2021

Diabetic Retinopathy Associated With Higher Risk of Stroke

This could be explained by shared risk factors such as poor glycemic control, high blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
April 13, 2021

Sex Differences Found in Aqueous Humor Diabetic Biomarkers

Males may have a more inflammatory phenotype than females.
April 12, 2021